Volunteering is generally considered an altruistic activity where an individual or group provides services for no financial or social gain "to benefit another person, group or organization". (Wikipedia)
Volunteering may have positive benefits for the volunteer as well as for the person or community served. It is also intended to make contacts for possible employment. Many volunteers are specifically trained in the areas they work, such as medicine, education, or emergency rescue. Others serve on an as-needed basis, such as in response to a natural disaster.
Types of volunteering: 1.Volunteering as utilized by service learning programs 2.Skills-based volunteering 3.Volunteering in developing countries 4.Virtual volunteering 5.Micro-volunteering 6.Environmental volunteering 7.Volunteering in an emergency 8.Volunteering in schools 9.Corporate volunteering 10.Community volunteer work
5 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer 1. Volunteers live longer and are healthier. 2. Volunteering establishes strong relationships. 3. Volunteering is good for your career. 4. Volunteering is good for society. 5. Volunteering gives you a sense of purpose.
What skills do you need for volunteering? (to become a volunteer) Leadership Communication skills when talking to people of all ages. Teamwork Ability to work with people different from you. Motivation Time Desire
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